how to pronounce чайник


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the above transcription of чайник is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

чайник is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of чайник in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… надо мной а я еще чайник и так далее а я …”

meanings of чайник


  1. Teapot, teakettle, kettle.
  2. Dummy, novice, no-good.

чайник frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word чайник occurs in russian on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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